Epic Waters launches contest to recognize exceptional community members

Epic Waters Indoor Waterpark is asking residents of North Texas and beyond to nominate community members who are making extraordinary contributions of service to others, or who inspire others by their ability to overcome adversity on a daily basis.

Grand Prairie expands Homestead Exemption

Increasing home values in Grand Prairie have prompted the City Council to expand the homestead exemption for 2017 city taxes. Homestead exemptions reduce the appraised value of a home and, as a result, lower property taxes.

Historical Organization honors six for preservation of Grand Prairie history

Ann Marie Tipps (R) on behalf of the Rho Kappa of South Grand Prairie High School accepts the Dechman Award from Grand Prairie Historical Organization President Stephanie Moreno (L). ©Bob Fitch – 2017

At an award ceremony on Saturday, the Grand Prairie Historical Organization honored six for their contribution to the history and preservation of Grand Prairie.

School Board appoints independent council to investigate purchase and renovation of property

At Thursday’s Grand Prairie ISD School Board meeting, School Board President Steve Pryor announced the appointment of an independent attorney to investigate the district’s purchase and renovation of property located at 4750 South Carrier Parkway.